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State Tests New Technology to Catch Carpool Lane Cheaters

A citation can cost carpool lane cheaters up to $300.

MINNEAPOLIS –Minnesota transportation officials are testing new technology to catch carpool lane cheaters. Through September, the State Patrol issued nearly 3,500 citations to drivers who illegally used the lanes reserved for two or more people, buses, motorcycles and solo drivers who pay to use them. That compares with 2,933 citations in all of last year. The Department of Transportation is…